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Zichrono-Livracha

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of the following loved ones. Zichrona liv'racha: May their memories be for a blessing. We extend heartfelt condolences to their entire families.

8/13/13  

Joanna WS Price, grandaughter of Elise Wagner and Robin Stout. The funeral was held in Oregon. Contributions may be made in memory of Joanna to the Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit at Providence Saint Vincent Hospital in Portland, Oregon.

8/1/13   

Bernice Klein, mother of Jill Weinberg. The funeral will be on Friday, August 2 at 12 PM at the Powell Funeral Home, 67 Broadway, Amityville, NY 11701, followed by a burial at New Montefiore Cemetery, 180 Wellwood Ave., West Babylon, NY 11704. The family will be sitting shiva on Saturday, August 3 at 8 PM and on Sunday, August 4 at 3 PM, at the home of Jill & Warren Weinberg. Contributions may be made in memory of Bernice Klein to the Alzheimer's Association.

7/28/13  

Paul Benzer, husband of Rita Benzer, a founding member of Temple Beth El. There will be a graveside service on Tuesday, July 30, at 1:00 PM at Sharon Gardens Memorial Park, Valhalla, NY. The family will be sitting shiva the home of Rita Benzer on Tuesday evening from 6:30-9:00 PM with a minyan at 7:00 PM, Wednesday from 2-5 PM and 7-9 PM, Thursday from 2-5 PM and 7-9 PM, Friday 2-5 PM and on Sunday from 2-5 PM. Contributions may be made in memory of Paul Benzer to Hadassah, the UJA Federation, or Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester. 

6/25/13  

Sidney Rosen, father of Sheryl Charleson. The family will have a private burial.

6/20/13  

Belle Adler, mother of Stephen Adler. The family will have a private burial on July 3.  Shiva will take place at the home of Steve and Meryl Adler on Tuesday, July 2 at 7:30 PM with a minyan at 8:00 PM. Contributions may be made in memory of Belle Adler to Temple Beth El's Ellis & Rae Zimmer Fund For Children In Need. 

6/15/13   

Jerry Berman, brother of Stan Berman. The funeral will be in Louisville, Kentucky. Contributions may be made to Hope Funds for Cancer Research, 226 Belleview Blvd, Suite 2, Newport, RI 02840.

6/12/13   

Harry Smiley, father of Bruce. The graveside funeral will be on Sunday, June 16 at 11:00 AM at Sharon Gardens. Shiva will be observed at the home of Richard Smiley until 4 PM on Sunday. 

6/11/13   
Roselyn Charleson, mother of Lawrence. The graveside funeral will be on Wednesday, June 12 at 10:30 AM at Beth El Cemetery, 735 Forest Avenue Paramus, NJ 07652. Shiva will be observed in Floral Park, NY from 1:00 PM to 8:30 PM on Wednesday, and from 3:00 PM to 8:30 PM on Thursday. 
6/5/13   

Gail Wagner-Shenkman, wife of Barry, mother of Brandon, Ari and Sara. The funeral will be on Friday, June 7 at 10 AM at Temple Beth El, followed by a burial for the immediate family only. Shiva will be observed at 357 Quaker Road, Chappaqua on Friday from 3-7 PM, Sunday from 1-5 PM and on Monday from 3-7 PM. Note: Please park nearby on Commodore or Chappaqua Mountain Road. Contributions may be made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

5/25/13  

Ely Cutler Wagshul, father of Beth Besen. The funeral will be at in Florida. Beth will be observing shiva on Thursday, May 30 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Friday, May 31 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM and on Sunday, June 2 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM with a minyan on Thursday. . Donations in Ely's memory can be made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.

5/15/13   

Andrea Jameson, daughter of Leslie and David and sister of Noel Jameson. The funeral will be at Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester on Friday, May 17 at 11:30 AM, followed by a burial at Sharron Gardens Cemetery, 273 Lakeview Ave., Valhalla, NY. Shiva will be observed Friday afternoon from 3-8 PM at the home of David and Leslie Jameson. Donations in Andrea's loving memory can be made to The Artbarn Community Theater in Brookline, Massachusetts.

5/12/13  

Robert Robellard, father of our accompanist, Keith Robellard. The funeral will take place in Cleveland, Ohio. Donations can be sent to the American Heart Association in his memory.

5/14/13  

Edward J. Meyer, father of Scott Meyer. Donations can be made in his memory to Memorial Sloan Kettering via this link: http://mskcc.convio.net/site/TR/Events/GivingSite?pg=fund&fr_id=1580&pxfid=30491&pxfid=30491.

 5/5/13  

Irene Leventhal, grandmother of Lisa Janis. The funeral will be graveside on Thursday, May 9 at 10:30 AM at Cedar Park Cemetery, Westwood, NJ. Shiva will be observed Thursday afternoon/evening, Friday during the day and Saturday evening at the home of Carol and Ricky Braunshweiger. In lieu of food and flowers donations can be made to the Lymphoma Research Foundation. 

4/16/13  

Lynn Robinson, mother of Cari Horowitz. The funeral will be on Friday at 10:30 AM at Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester, followed by a burial at Beth David Cemetery, 300 Elmont Rd., Elmont, NY 11003. The family will be receiving visitors Friday until 7 PM and Saturday from 5-9 PM. Shiva will continue on Sunday from 4-8 PM with a minyan at 7 PM. Donations in Lynn's loving memory can be made to the Alzheimer's Association or the American Cancer Society.

4/15/13   

Murray Waksman, longtime member.The funeral will be on Tuesday, April 16 at 12 PM at Riverside Memorial Chapel, 21 Broad St W, Mt. Vernon, NY 10552 followed by a burial in Wellwood. Shiva will be observed through Monday at Sylvia's home.

4/11/13  

Irwin Lawrence Mann, father of Audrey Mann Cronin.The funeral will be on Friday, April 12 at 11 AM at Sinai Free Synagogue, 550 North Columbus Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10552. The burial will be at Mount Ararat Cemetery, Route 109 (Farmingdale Road), Farmingdale, New York 11735. Shiva will be observed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3-5 PM and 7-9 PM at the home of Doris Mann.

3/26/13   

Diane Thurer, mother of Carol Wolk. The funeral will be on Friday, March 29 at 1:00 PM at Gutterman's Memorial Chapel, 8000 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, NY 11797. The burial will be at Mount Golda Cemetery, 500 Old Country Road, Huntington Station, NY 11746. Visitation will be at the home of Gerald Thurer immediately following the burial until 6:30 PM on Friday, and on Saturday 8:00-10:00 PM, and Sunday 12:00-4:00 PM. Visitation will continue at the home of Steven and Elizabeth Thurer on Tuesday 8:00-10:00 PM, and Wednesday 6:00-9:00 PM.